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State Botanical Garden to hold Orchid Madness fundraiser Feb. 7

The State Botanical Garden, a unit of the UGA Office of Public Service and Outreach, will host the fundraiser Orchid Madness Feb. 7 from 6-8 p.m. in the visitor center and conservatory.

Orchid Madness will include a reception, a silent auction, an exclusive view of rare orchids and an orchid for each guest to take home. In conjunction with the fundraiser, a hands-on beginner orchid class will be held Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. Participants will learn how to take care of orchids and about the diversity of the orchid genus.

Proceeds from the fundraiser, including the silent auction, will benefit the garden’s horticulture department.

Tickets are $50 in advance or $60 at the door. For more information or to register, go to or call 706-542-9353.